Tyne and Wear HER(10913): Elswick, Newcastle Business Park, 'Tipping off the World' - Details
Elswick, Newcastle Business Park, 'Tipping off the World'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
1990 by Andrew Burton. This bronze sculpture of an elephant ridding itself of its burden, was originally displayed at Gateshead Garden Festival in 1990, now sited within Newcastle Business Park, who commissioned the piece. Andrew Burton teaches sculpture at Newcastle University. It is embellished with imprints. Commissioned by Tyne and Wear Development Corporation.
Ian Ayris, Peter Jubb, Steve Palmer and Paul Usherwood, 1996, A Guide to the Public Monuments and Sculpture of Tyne and Wear, p 79; 'Festival Landmarks 90', the official guide to art in the 1990 Gateshead Garden Festival; Art On the Riverside, Grainger Town Partnership, Arts Council England, Nexus and Newcastle City Council, Public Art in Newcastle - A Guide (booklet); Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 124